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Approach investing like buying durians

Understand just what you're getting into and examine the 'fruit' closely before parting with your money

BUYER BEWARE: Unlike buying durians, it's not possible when investing to split the 'fruit' right open and transfer the good seeds into a styrofoam box. The market is strewn with poor-quality fruit, so be cautious.


MY newsroom colleague Anita recently wrote "An IPO elsewhere is not always a big loss for SGX".

A successful SME owner gave me sound advice on this subject some years ago. It was during a period when IPOs were hitting the market every few weeks. I asked if he would...

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